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Project Officer (f/m/d)

Date: 05-Jan-2021

Location: Luxembourg, LU

Company: Deutsche Börse Group

 

Field of activity
In your position as Project Manager, you will interface between end-users and IT professionals in order to develop the requirements of mission critical business services and IT applications, to test them and to participate in their implementation.

Project managers should have a background in business skills, management, budgeting and analysis. You should be an excellent communicator and comfortable managing multiple tasks. you also need to be a team player and have a problem-solving aptitude.


Tasks/responsibilities

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Creating long- and short-term plans, including setting targets for milestones, adhering to deadlines and allocating resources
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Identifying and managing potential risks and liabilities of multiple projects
  • Making effective decisions when presented with multiple options for how to progress with the project
  • Serving as a point of contact for teams when multiple units are assigned to the same project to ensure team actions remain in synergy
  • Communicating with executives or the board to keep the project aligned with their goals
  • Performing quality control on the project throughout development to maintain the standards expected
  • Adjusting schedules and targets on the project as needed
  • Motivating people involved in the project to complete tasks on time


Qualifications/required skills

  • Educational background preferably in the fields of computer science or engineering for technical project managers
  • Proven working experience as a project administrator in the information technology sector
  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Knowledge of various project management methodologies (e.g., agile/scrum)
  • Cost and risk management skills
  • Ability to make important decisions under pressure
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Time management skills
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Dedication, team and communication skills, flexibility as well as competent handling of MS Office applications and PMP / PRINCE II certification round out your profile
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.